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Grid vs. Ground in GIS and GPS: 1 Day 
Author: Keith Cunningham, PhD 

GIS mapping is almost always done in a projected, grid coordinate system, not in the spherical coordinates of latitude and longitude. State plane coordinates are the most common official plane coordinate system used for GIS mapping. This course begins with a basic explanation of how map projections work, followed by an easy-to-understand primer on geodetic concepts.